Chiran travel guide
Called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima, offer you a fine collection of Samurai houses and
gardens that were built about 260 years ago.
Those Samurai Houses were built about 250 years ago. Their gardens are beautiful desighned,
with Mt. Hahaga-dake as the background. Other natural elements are also incorporated, making
the whole area resemble a scries of miniture of Japanese gardens housed in boxes. Seven of
the gardens are designated as natural scenic spots.
This museum exhibits precious materials such as pictures, letters, wills, articles and memontos
of the 1,036 Kamikaze pilots based in Chiran who perticipated in the Battle for Okinawa towards
the end of World War 2. It also houses a No.3 type fighter aircraft, Hien.
Location of Chiran
|Address||Chirancho-gun, Minami-Kyushu-city, Kagoshima-prefecture|
60 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-city
|Population||12,000, Population density 110|
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